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Strong mentality is earning Staggies points


By Alasdair Fraser

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Stuart Kettlewell celebrates Ross County's late winner against Alloa. Picture: Mike Schofield
Stuart Kettlewell celebrates Ross County's late winner against Alloa. Picture: Mike Schofield

Stuart Kettlewell believes Ross County’s mental strength late on in matches is making them a greater threat to opponents and guaranteeing extra points.

On seven occasions in the current campaign, the Dingwall team have struck the net within the last 10 minutes of play, with Saturday’s crucial win at Alloa a case in point.

Keith Watson’s winner at the death kept the Staggies just two points behind Championship leaders Ayr United heading into this weekend’s home tussle with Queen of the South.

Among the more memorable of the late goals was Jamie Lindsay’s League Cup group stage winner at home to Dundee United in July.

A last-gasp Marcus Fraser breakthrough, also against Alloa, came in the league in August.

Read more in today's North Star.


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